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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Rappaccini's Daughter

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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Padua - This is the Italian city where the story takes place.

Rappacinni's Garden - The centerpiece of this is an old cracked marble fountain with a purple flower growing next it.

Giovanni's Lodgings. - This overlooks Rappaccini's garden.

The Bouquet - Giovanni throws Beatrice this from his bedroom window.

The Fountain - Though this is cracked down the middle, water still flows from it. Giovanni thinks it has a noble quality.

The Purple Flower - Its parts have the richness of gems, illuminating the whole garden. Beatrice regards it as...

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